Governor Northam Announces Dr. Janice Underwood as Virginia’s First-Ever Director of Diversity, Equity, and InclusionSeptember 11, 2019
Dr. Janice Underwood, a member of Lambda Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., in Newport News, VA, has been appointed to a groundbreaking position in the Commonwealth of Virginia. On September 9, 2019, Governor Ralph Northam announced Dr. Underwood as the first-ever Director of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion. She was appointed to the senior-level position in Northam’s administration following a rigorous selection process. As the director, Underwood will create a framework to promote inclusive practices throughout the Virginia state government enterprise.
The Mid-Atlantic Region congratulates Dr. Underwood on her appointment and wishes her much success as she works to make Virginia’s government more inclusive and equitable for all of the state’s residents. Read more about Dr. Underwood’s history-making appointment and her outstanding career of exemplifying excellence as an educator, higher education administrator and diversity leader.
Charleita Richardson - 2019 Richmond History MakerJuly 7, 2019
Charleita Richardson honored as a 2019 Richmond History Maker.
Sheila London Recognized As A Community VolunteerJuly 7, 2019
South Hampton Roads Pan-Hellenic Council Recognizes Sheila London as An Exemplary Community Volunteer
Lisa Williams - 2019 College Professor: Excellence in Teaching AwardApril 21, 2019
Lisa Williams is the recipient of the 2019 College Professor: Excellence in Teaching Award. Williams is Professor of Music Education and Appreciation at Fayetteville Technical Community College.
Thelma Gray Smith Recognized as a TrailblazerFebruary 8, 2019
Thelma Gray Smith is being recognized for Black History Month by Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church as "firsts" among Blacks in Chesterfield and it's residents.
Judge Carla Archie - 2019 Julius Chambers Diversity Champion Award RecipientFebruary 3, 2019
The Julius Chambers Diversity Champion Award is presented each year by the Mecklenburg County Bar through its Diversity and Inclusion Committee. Its purpose is to recognize an attorney who champions diversity and inclusion in the Charlotte area while embodying high ethical standards, unquestioned integrity and consistent competence.
Judge Archie is a member of the Rho Psi Omega Chapter in Charlotte, NC.
Shenandoah University Names Two New Vice PresidentsFebruary 3, 2019
Shenandoah University Names Two New Vice Presidents, Scott Spriggs And Yolanda Gibson To Join Ranks Of University Administrators.
Dr. Yolanda Gibson is a member of Zeta Chi Omega Chapter. She was initiated in their sponsoring undergraduate chapter, Sigma Alpha.
Dr. Stephanie CoardOctober 14, 2018
Dr. Stephanie Coard was named the Chair of the American Psychological Association's Resilience Initiative.
Sherry HunterOctober 5, 2018
Sherry L. Hunter was selected as the Administrative Services Division Commander for Raleigh, NC.